freezing rain, icing up on the blue ridge, parts of the shenandoah valley. only for elevations though generally above 1,000 feet there. all rain elsewhere by 4:30, 5:00. getting home from work. the rain will pick up in intensity. the area in the yellow is heavy rain by 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. we'll have the heaviest rain moving on through between 6:00, 8:00, 9:00. then it will taper off quickly by 11:00 p.m. by 5:00 a.m. on wednesday, it's all done and we'll get sun back wednesday afternoon. how much rain will we get? it's looking like all the areas in the blue, generally an inch or a little bit more and maybe an inch and a half to as much as 2 inches in some areas in the darker lavender color. that may be causing some creeks and streams to come out of their banks. the timing, dry this morning, through noontime. by then in the low 40s. during the afternoon we'll have that rain beginning, heavy rain, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00. chance much flooding after that, holding steady in the mid-40s. tomorrow, near 60.